Social Entrepreneurs and small and growing businesses (SGBs) have been acting as frontline responders during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing services to the most vulnerable populations. But the crisis shed light on the constraints & challenges they face.
Along with the other members, IKEA Social Entrepreneurship call on corporations, (impact) investors, funders, support organizations and government institutions to stand by social entrepreneurs as first responders to the COVID-19 crisis and as pioneers of a green, inclusive society and economic system.
Honey Bees and Recycled Tires receive a new boost
14 September 2020
IKEA Social Entrepreneurship and Acumen Academy to award $50,000 to social entrepreneurs in East Africa.
New partnership with NESsT
Accelerating social entrepreneurs in Latin America.
World Refugee Day 2020
20 June 2020
Strengthening support for refugees across IKEA.
Empowering social entrepreneurs in Mexico
28 May 2020
New partnership with New Ventures to improve the livelihood of Mexico’s most vulnerable communities.
New partnership with WWF
21 April 2020
Supporting community conservation enterprises in Mexico.